This is why Kobe is a team leader.
Our case is to be built against the Los Angeles Lakers, who certainly have provided sufficient evidence to be recommended as candidates to make a second NBA Finals visit in as many seasons.
The team's enigma has plenty of positive things to offer.
Once a 'know-it-all,' the guard has matured in his first two seasons and is hoping to be the starting point guard one day.
With the Halloween deadline approaching, the Los Angeles Lakers have yet to hammer out an extension with center Andrew Bynum.
Kobe on the Sports Illustrated's cover (one of six regional covers), Laker’s preview, S.I.’s picks and Five minute guide to the season.
Examiner.com pay homage to the guys who make you go "Oh yeah, he was on the team...wasn't he?"
Raptors' forward Jermaine O'Neal has advised young Lakers' center Andrew Bynum to be patient regarding the knee troubles that have plagued him.
Maybe it’s the scruffy beard or soft tones Pau Gasol uses when he speaks. Perhaps it’s his genteel manner that doesn’t waver whether he’s talking to reporters or kids.
There’s little doubt that Kobe Bryant’s strength in the face of adversity has made him a role model for adolescents and grown men alike, as he’s managed to bounce back from a potentially crippling controversy to become a sports idol to millions.
Recently the NBA announced that they will be laying off about 80 workers or 9% of its American workforce.
NBA sources say Johnson would have been OK with Mavs star Dirk Nowitzki being dealt to the Lakers for Kobe Bryant or the Timberwolves for Kevin Garnett, but Cuban wasn't.
Apparently, the repairman was able to fix things on the Lakers ``Machine'' a bit ahead of schedule. Sasha Vujacic (ankle) returned to practice Monday morning, a bit ahead of schedule and was able to complete almost the entire practice.
I'd have no reservations about making Farmar a breakout player if I knew he would start. He's only 21, he's a good athlete, he can shoot, he took a strong step forward last season, and his biggest shortcoming (a chronic inability to draw fouls) seems easily remedied.